Type: Tenure-track (probationary) Academic Year: 2020/2021 Available: August 2020
Qualifications: 1) Ph.D. (preferred), or ABD in Biomechanics or closely related field, from an accredited doctoral-granting institution. 2) Record of undergraduate teaching success. 3) Demonstrated commitment to professional and scholarly activity (extramural funding desirable).
Responsibilities: CSUB is looking specifically for a dynamic person with knowledge, skills, and abilities to work cooperatively with current faculty in delivering the current curriculum and offering additional research opportunities to serve more effectively an ever-increasing number of majors (approximately 500 students) representing a diverse student body in a culturally diverse community. Teaching assignments may include, but are not limited to, the following existing courses—Applied Biomechanics, Applied Kinesiology, Motor Development, and Measurement and Evaluation. In addition, the department seeks an individual willing to explore new teaching strategies including online instruction and be willing to teach in a new, online Master of Science degree currently under review and anticipated to begin in the Fall 2020. As a tenure-track Assistant Professor, the candidate must develop, within a normal 6-year probationary period, a sustained record of teaching success (especially at the undergraduate level), research and scholarship (especially involving undergraduate students), and professionally-related service to the Department, University and local community to justify the award of tenure and promotion to Associate Professor.
Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Mandated Reporter: The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Compensations: Competitive, dependent upon qualifications and professional experience. The CSU offers excellent health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits.
Applications: Nominations are welcomed and encouraged. Complete applications require the following five (5) items: (1) original and personalized letter of application addressing the above qualifications and responsibilities; (2) current vitae; (3) copy of university transcripts verifying academic record and award of doctorate (or anticipated award for ABD); (4) copy of publication, submitted manuscript, or professional writing sample; and (5) names and contact information (mailing address, email address, and office telephone number) for at least three professionals familiar with your teaching and scholarship records. Please send completed applications to the search committee chair at the address listed above. Search Committee will begin reviewing completed applications on/about Tuesday, November 12, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety or obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting them at (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to their website: https://www.csub.edu/compliance/Clery/index.html
Location: Department of Kinesiology School of Social Sciences and Education California State University, Bakersfield 9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022
Contact: Dr. Brian Street, Search Committee Chair E-Mail:firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: (661) 654-2551
Internal Number: 20/21 SSE 05
About California State University, Bakersfield
California State University, Bakersfield, founded in 1970, is one of twenty-three campuses of the CSU System and currently has an enrollment of 7,800 students. The University services a socially and ethnically diverse population of 800,000 in an area of 10,000 square miles. The city of Bakersfield (population over 325,000) is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley and has a much lower cost of living than coastal California. Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada Mountains are all within a two-hour drive from campus.